Category Archives: navel gazing

tough start thursday

i hate to even blog about this again, lest it appear that i am flogging a dead horse, but wow this morning was a rough one for the squirm.  getting him dressed rendered him inconsolable for the duration of the … Continue reading

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cool people – george booth

“George Booth, the New Yorker‘s sage of disorder” that would be a super cool headline right, for an article about me?  “phrogmom, the new yorker’s sage of disorder.”  of course it is probably a little late in life for me … Continue reading

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monday is upon us again!

ok, so it looks like sundays might be a regular miss for me.  it is just hard to find time to be with the computer when everyone is home.   i am going to try not to worry about it.  not … Continue reading

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if you could have any job…

wow, this is something i think about a lot, since i am currently in between careers and know that eventually i will have to re-enter the work force.  my current gig, domestic goddess, while fulfilling, doesn’t really help pay the … Continue reading

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the art of gratitude

i wish i had time to check in daily with all of the blogs that interest me. fortunately facebook publishes snippets from time to time, from assorted posters, and today one of them caught my eye. the title is the … Continue reading

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say aaaaaaaaaaah

being one of the millions of americans living without health insurance has intensified my existing reticence to take a trip to the doctor’s office. maybe milo can sense this on a unconscious level and that is why he gets so … Continue reading

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teaching an old dog new tricks

and by old dog, i mean me, and by new tricks, i mean how to play the cello. yes friends, today is the first day of my loooooong awaited cello lessons.  and by long awaited i mean almost a year. … Continue reading

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too sensitive for this world

so, i made an attempt to start a book club in town, to reach out.  first response was good, but then several people backed out because they felt they didn’t have enough time.  completely understandable, it is going to be … Continue reading

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sometimes i bewilder myself

there is this brand of cloth diapers we like….they are beautiful, squishy, absorbant, fitteds that work great under woolies.  i have maybe…8?  they are fairly pricey, but last a long time.  probably have an excellent resale value as well, although … Continue reading

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Losing my mind?

I am lying here in bed, in the dark, when all of a sudden I hear a bird sing out. Odd really, that some posessed bird would be frantically tweeting outside my window at almost 11 p.m. I brainstormed various … Continue reading

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